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Successful Solar Weekend in Knoxville

  Knoxville's solar community shone even brighter than usual this past October 1st and 2nd when the city's annual Solar Tour took place throughout the greater Knoxville area. On Friday, October 1st,…

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Buying elections with dirty money

Updated on 10.25.10: Anonymously-financed groups are stepping up efforts to influence 80 different House races with just one week to go before Election Day according to a new New York Times article.…

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SACE Launches New Video: Southern Solutions to Gulf Oil Drilling

Today the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy launches a new video highlighting the ways that we can drill for clean energy solutions in our region and not for oil. Our video comes out…

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In-Valley renewables missing from TVA draft Integrated Resource Plan

TVA's draft Integrated Resource Plan is missing something: a serious commitment to developing the Valley's renewable energy resources.  With significant solar, bioenergy and wind resources available throughout the TVA territory, these resources,…

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Honey, I Shrunk the Renaissance: Nuclear Revival, Climate Change & Reality

The below article by Peter Bradford, a former member of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission and former chair of the New York and Maine utility regulatory commissions, originally ran in www.ElectricityPolicy.com on…

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Will we learn lessons from the Chilean mine rescue?

In just over 24 hours, the world watched in thrall as 33 miners and 6 deployed rescuers were miraculously pulled from a collapsed mine shaft after spending 69 days over 2,000 feet…

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Take Action to Reduce Diesel Pollution for Health of Children

This post was co-authored by Laura Wilson. October is Children's Health Month and we want to take this opportunity to tell you about the serious health threat of diesel pollution, the risk…

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10.10.10 Global Work Party

Updated: New video, pictures and summaries from 10.10.10 events throughout Florida and Tennessee - Read on! What does the date 10.10.10 signify? To some merely a symmetrical date of repeating numbers; to…

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Leon County objects to PACE block by federal mortgage agency

Leon County, Florida (Tallahassee and vicinity), joined a gathering force of local and state government units and clean energy advocates in objecting to the Federal Housing Finance Agency 's mid-summer guidance to…

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Lindsey Graham Drinks the Tar Sands Kool-Aid

This blog is a repost from Climate Progress, a project of the Center for American Progress Action Fund, a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization. “It is less carbon intensive than oil we find in California,” extraction…